Original Article: Philahoops.com
Jeremiah Worthem has built a reputation for being one of the tougher interior players in the city over the last few years, but the former power forward is trying to develop his perimeter game as he enters his final year in high school.
If his performance in Wednesday night’s 18th-annual All-City Classic was any indication, Worthem could indeed be in for a big senior season at Math, Civics and Sciences. The 6-foot-6 wing showed off an improved handle and hit three 3-pointers while scoring 14 points as his White Team won 107-98 in the nightcap of the three-game event.
“He came to us as a freshman and really wasn’t altogether developed, he wasn’t really ranked, a lot of people didn’t know about him,” said Math, Civics and Sciences head coach Dan Jackson. “He improved as a freshman and then as a sophomore he helped us win the state championship. He’s still in the learning process and still has a ways to go as far as knowing what to do and the right way to do it but overall he’s a good kid and he’s developing and working hard every day.” Read the rest of this entry »